Meaning and name origin
Averil \a-ve-ril\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Averil), is pronounced AY-vril. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Averil is "boar battle". From the source phrase eofor hild with connotations of a ferocious fighter. Everild was a seventh-century saint. See also Avril.
For more information, see also the related girl name April.
There is 1 masculine form of Averil: Eberhard.
Averil is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Averil is also pronounced similarly to Averel, Averell, Averyl and Averyll. Other suggested similar baby names are Abril, Aipril, Averi, Averie, Avriel and Avrill. Like Averil, these names are not commonly used.